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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Chelsea Stieber Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction . By Radović Stanka . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2014 . 222 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Maureen Moynagh This essay considers the child-soldier figure in contemporary African fiction as a vehicle for a critique of modernity as a particular time consciousness and of its attendant geopolitics. In the work of novelists Ahmadou Kourouma, Chris Abani, Abdourahman Waberi, and others...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Catherine Toal Modernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language . By Quigley Megan . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 224 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 BOOK REVIEWS / 343...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in the essay negotiate multiple attachments to spaces in Russia, the United States, and even Israel. Using theory in cultural criticism and urban geography, the article demonstrates that the fiction locates home on the scale of the city, neighborhood, and domestic space, rather than the nation...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... stead, for the first time in Vietnamese diasporic writing, the trauma of the refugee boat journey. Breaking the silence of parents wont to forget, in short fiction they narrativize shared accounts of flight by sea that have until this time remained the domain of autobiography and memoir. Through a...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and the Legacy of Late Colonialism . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996 . McHale, Brian. Postmodernist Fiction . New York: Methuen, 1987 . Miller, Christopher. Theories of Africans . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990 . Moretti, Franco. Atlas of the European Novel 1800...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Maarten van Delden The Usable Past: The Imagination of History in Recent Fiction of the Americas. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xiii, 257 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Linda S. Kauffman Epistolary Fiction in Europe 1500-1850. By Thomas O. Beebee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. 277 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/255...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Thomas Pavel The Distinction of Fiction. By Dorit Cohn. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. ix, 197 p. University of Oregon 2001 BOOK REVIEWS/83 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Thomas Pavel Heterocosmica. Fiction and Possible Worlds. By Lubomir Doležel. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. xii, 339 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/255...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 January 2002
... French Fiction IGHT MEDIATES AND METONYMICALLY represents the aesthetic refrac- Stion of reality in verbal as well as visual arts. The eye performs a literal act of translation. For the body, the eye is both an opening and an organ. The lungs and stomach process what mouth and nose inhale; the...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., Rhonda. “Misgendering the Nation: African Nationalist Fictions and Nuruddin Farah's Maps.” Nationalisms and Sexualities . Ed. Andrew Parker, et. al. New York & London: Routledge, 1992 . 42 -59. Dawit, Seble, and Salem Mekuria. “The West Just Doesn't Get It.” New York Times 7 Dec. 1993...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Bainard Cowan The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxv, 420 p., 108 ills. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS TRANSATLANTIC...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 262–266.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Seth Lerer Fiction and Incarnation: Rhetoric, Theology, and Literature in the Middle Ages. By Alexandre Leupin. Translated by David Laatsch. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. xxiv, 256 p. The Performance of Self: Ritual, Clothing, and Identity During the Hundred Years War. By...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Charles Forsdick Postcolonial Criticism: History, Theory, and the Work of Fiction. By Nicholas Harrison. London: Polity, 2003. vii, 221 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/256 BOOK REVIEWS BIRTH OF THE SYMBOL...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Claire Solomon In Argentina, a multimedia boom in historical fictions about the so-called Jewish White Slave Trade of the early twentieth century in Buenos Aires has created a consensus about a particular set of events that deviates in consistent ways from the available evidence. In this essay I...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
...://www.helenpynor.com/index.htm >. 3 Aug. 2012 . Racault Jean-Michel Meure Chantal Gigan Angélique , eds. Bernardin de Saint-Pierre et l'océan Indien . Paris : Classiques Garnier , 2011 . Print . Sommer Doris . Foundational Fictions . Berkeley : U of California P , 1993...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
... al-Matran.” Al-Masry al-Youm , 29 July–9 Sept. 2009 . Web. 27 Aug. 2012 . Saba Mahmood Azazeel  and the Politics of Historical Fiction in Egypt year after its publication, the novel Azazeel  was awarded the prestigious A International Prize for Arabic...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Stefano Evangelista Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity . By Goldhill Simon . Princeton and Oxford : Princeton University Press , 2011 . viii, 352 p . © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
... is at stake in Coetzee’s choice of the novel qua fiction is an attempt to engage the status of fiction in relation to the status of ethical discourse in our time. Contemporary ethical discourse unfolds within a context in which it is considered to be no more than a necessary fiction. Coetzee’s text...